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All-time women's best 600m

split during 800m race

        1      1:23.78    Anita Weiß                         GDR     16.07.55    1s1    Montréal                      24.07.1976
        2      1:24.03    Pamela Jelimo                      KEN     15.12.89    1      Beijing                       18.08.2008
        3      1:24.30    Anita Weiß                         GDR     16.07.55    1      Montréal                      26.07.1976
        4      1:24.48    Sigrun Grau                        GER     07.11.65    1      Barcelona                     09.09.1989
        5      1:24.59    Pamela Jelimo                      KEN     15.12.89    1      Berlin                        01.06.2008
        6      1:24.7     Nadezhda Olizarenko                UKR     28.11.53    1      Moskva                        27.07.1980
        6      1:24.7     Ana Fidelia Quirot                 CUB     23.03.63    2      Barcelona                     09.09.1989
        6      1:24.7     Maria Mutola                       MOZ     27.10.72    1      Zürich                        17.08.1994
        9      1:24.88    Pamela Jelimo                      KEN     15.12.89    1      Oslo                          06.06.2008
        10     1:25.0     Jarmila Kratochvílová              CZE     26.01.51    1      München                       26.07.1983
        10     1:25.0     Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei          KEN     13.02.83    2      Beijing                       18.08.2008
        12     1:25.08    Christine Wachtel                  GER     06.01.65    1      Roma                          31.08.1987
        12     1:25.08    Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei          KEN     13.02.83    1rA    Rieti                         09.09.2007
        14     1:25.12    Pamela Jelimo                      KEN     15.12.89    1      Zürich                        29.08.2008
        15     1:25.16    Pamela Jelimo                      KEN     15.12.89    1      Saint-Denis                   18.07.2008
        16     1:25.2     Tatyana Kazankina                  RUS     17.12.51    2      Montréal                      26.07.1976
        17     1:25.3     Lilia Nurutdinova                  RUS     15.12.63    1      Barcelona                     03.08.1992
        18     1:25.42    Pamela Jelimo                      KEN     15.12.89    1      Bruxelles                     05.09.2008
        19     1:25.5     Ana Fidelia Quirot                 CUB     23.03.63    1=     Köln                          24.08.1997
        19     1:25.5     Maria Mutola                       MOZ     27.10.72    1=     Köln                          24.08.1997
        21     1:25.6     Sigrun Grau                        GER     07.11.65    1      Seoul                         26.09.1988
        21     1:25.6     Kenia Sinclair                     JAM     14.07.80    3      Beijing                       18.08.2008
        23     1:25.9     Maria Mutola                       MOZ     27.10.72    4      Beijing                       18.08.2008
        24     1:25.91    Meredith Valmon                    USA     15.10.68    1      Göteborg                      13.08.1995
        25     1:25.96    Maria Mutola                       MOZ     27.10.72    1      Stuttgart                     17.08.1993
        26     1:26.0     Lyubov Gurina                      RUS     06.08.57    1      Roma                          31.08.1987
        26     1:26.0     Lyubov Gurina                      RUS     06.08.57    2      Stuttgart                     17.08.1993
        26     1:26.0     Kelly Holmes                       GBR     19.04.70    2      Göteborg                      13.08.1995
        29     1:26.1     Doina Melinte                      ROU     27.12.56    3      Barcelona                     09.09.1989
        29     1:26.1     Natalya Dukhnova                   BLR     16.07.66    1      Monaco                        08.08.1998
        29     1:26.1     Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei          KEN     13.02.83    1      Daegu                         04.09.2011
        32     1:26.2     Caster Semenya                     RSA     07.01.91    2      Daegu                         04.09.2011
        33     1:26.25    Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei          KEN     13.02.83    1      Osaka                         28.08.2007
        34     1:26.3     Olga Mineyeva                      RUS     01.09.52    1      Athínai                       08.09.1982
        34     1:26.3     Patricia Djaté                     FRA     03.01.71    1      Monaco                        09.09.1995
        36     1:26.4     Svetlana Klyuka                    RUS     27.12.78    5      Beijing                       18.08.2008
        37     1:26.5     Ella Kovacs                        ROU     11.12.64    3      Stuttgart                     17.08.1993
        37     1:26.5     Meredith Valmon                    USA     15.10.68    4      Stuttgart                     17.08.1993
        37     1:26.5     Jearl Miles-Clark                  USA     04.09.66    1      Athínai                       23.08.2004
        37     1:26.5     Hasna Benhassi                     MAR     01.06.78    6      Beijing                       18.08.2008
        37     1:26.50    Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei          KEN     13.02.83    1s3    Beijing                       16.08.2008
        43     1:26.57    Ami Mbacké Thiam                   SEN     10.11.76    1      Roma                          11.07.2008
        44     1:26.6     Yelena Afanaseyeva                 RUS     01.03.67    1      Budapest                      20.08.1998
        44     1:26.6     Tatyana Andrianova                 RUS     10.12.79    2      Athínai                       23.08.2004
        46     1:26.7     Diane Modahl                       GBR     17.06.66    5      Stuttgart                     17.08.1993
        46     1:26.7     Maria Mutola                       MOZ     27.10.72    2      Osaka                         28.08.2007
        46     1:26.7     Kenia Sinclair                     JAM     14.07.80    2s3    Beijing                       16.08.2008
        46     1:26.7     Yuliya Krevsun                     UKR     08.12.80    7      Beijing                       18.08.2008
        50     1:26.79    Hasna Benhassi                     MAR     01.06.78    3      Osaka                         28.08.2007
        51     1:26.8     Sigrun Grau                        GER     07.11.65    1      Split                         29.08.1990
        51     1:26.8     Argentina Paulino                  MOZ     07.07.73    5      Stuttgart                     17.08.1993
        51     1:26.8     Argentina Paulino                  MOZ     07.07.73    1s3    Saint-Denis                   25.08.2003
        51     1:26.8     Kelly Holmes                       GBR     19.04.70    3=     Athínai                       23.08.2004
        51     1:26.8     Maria Mutola                       MOZ     27.10.72    3=     Athínai                       23.08.2004
        56     1:26.9     Christine Wachtel                  GER     06.01.65    2      Split                         29.08.1990
        56     1:26.9     Tatyana Andrianova                 RUS     10.12.79    3s3    Beijing                       16.08.2008
        58     1:26.93    Marilyn Okoro                      GBR     23.09.84    1      London                        26.07.2008

split during 800m race - indoors

        1      1:25.79    Maria Mutola                       MOZ     27.10.72    1      Maebashi                      07.03.1999
        2      1:26.0     Ludmila Formanová                  CZE     02.01.74    2      Maebashi                      07.03.1999
        3      1:26.68    Jolanda Ceplak                     SLO     12.09.76    1      Wien                          03.03.2002
        4      1:26.8     Stephanie Graf                     AUT     26.04.73    2      Wien                          03.03.2002

split during 800m race - performances annulled due to doping offense

        1      1:25.4     Yelena Soboleva                RUS     03.10.82           Tula                        05.07.2008
        2      1:26.5     Mariya Savinova                RUS     13.08.85           Daegu                       04.09.2011

split during 800m race - indoors - mixed race

        1      1:26.3     Maria Mutola                       MOZ     27.10.72    1     Eugene                        29.06.1995

split during 800m race - indoors - performances annulled due to doping offense

        1      1:26.23    Mariya Savinova                RUS     13.08.85    rA     Moskva                      06.02.2011

mixed race

        1      1:26.35    Adrienne McIvor                    IRL     02.09.70    1     Gold Coast                    18.11.2001

Many thanks to Pierre-Jean Vazel who contributed with his data for my website.

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